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CSPAN
Aug 18, 2013 12:00am EDT
.m. eastern here on c- span. ," ours weeks "newsmakers guest is the ceo of heritage action for america. he talks about his organization's agenda and its position on issues pertaining to health care and immigration. here's a preview. [video clip] >> in this environment right now, it is very difficult to handle immigration the way we should be. which is bypassing piecemeal pieces of legislation, getting the border secure. we also have a gigantic imbalance between labor supply and labor demand. all of those questions do not require amnesty. you can get all of the economic benefits that people talk about in fixing our broken immigration system without giving amnesty at this time. that is the position we support. unfortunately in this environment right now, the moment something passes the house, the pressure on immigration, which has dissipated over the last couple of weeks and months, will immediately be back in the forefront. >> you can watch the entire interview with michael needham of heritage action form for america on newsmakers -- on "newsmakers" sunday at 10:00 a.m. eastern and 6:00 p.m
CSPAN
Aug 2, 2013 10:30pm EDT
opportunities that, you hopeful will be in iowa's and america's future. studies have shown that throughout the united iowa, that also in all growth in workforce in the 30 years will be attributable to immigrants. because of this demographic of retiring baby-boomers and the after them.oming and, of course, also, i think, alluded to, we also need to fill jobs that are currently here. need to create jobs, we need innovation. this is where immigrants have contributed to america as well. immigrants are more likely as a roup to start businesses, immigrants are more likely to have a patent when they're high-tech the industries and that than native foreign counterparts. and then finally, we have to we live in a small world. we can't isolate america from rest of the world. economy.'s true for our and so therefore our economy is sum game. our workforce is not a zero sum game. usinesses and workers adapt to changing policies and circumstances. so we work with the rest of the a sense we're in competition for the rest of the world. or exports, imports, and workforce. so immigration from the business sh
Al Jazeera America
Aug 28, 2013 2:00am EDT
heart. he wanted white america to see what they were doing. he wanted white america to see how hurtful it was. >> the letter was a national call to the conscience of america using real life, real time reality of birmingham as it's template. birmingham then became the spark that ignited the prairie fire of negro existence that was transformed into negro revolution. >> today thousands of people are expected to be in washington to celebrate the legacy of martin luther king jr. joining us now from a los angeles, president of the beverly hills hollywood branch naacp and member of the national board. thank you for being with us today. >> thank you for having me here, morgan. >> president obama is going to speak at the exact spot where dr. martin luther king spoke 50 years ago today. what do you hope to hear him say? >> well, i'm sure, and i hope that he will talk about the progress that we as america has made, and we as african-americans have really looked forward to in terms of being able to relate to society in terms of the progress that it has offered to people of color, black, other race
Al Jazeera America
Aug 29, 2013 6:00pm EDT
jazeera america launched a new and needed voice in journalism. the new york times calls it "serious, straight-forward news". "accurate, responsible" says the washington post. and the baltimore sun says, "instantly engaging and powerful". al jazeera america, there's more to it. make sure that stories don't escape them. >> every day a storm of views. how can you fully understand the impact unless you heard angles you hadn't considered. consider this, antonio mora brings you smart conversation that challenges the status quo. stories that matter to you. saudi arabia for that. ♪ test test .. . .. . but should you be made aware if you are consuming them. that's next on "consider this." welcome back to al jazeera. members of congress are being briefed right now about syria. >> possibly to start the end of this week, about now. now things look so very different. the loyal britt whose have stood by the americans in iraq, and afghanistan will not be onboard, this time. so obama has to decide, i think, whether to go it alone with perhaps the support of the french. and it looks like there
CSPAN
Aug 9, 2013 1:00am EDT
at this point in time in america. >> she is not political, she is not speaking out politically the way that abigail did with her husband. she is not a public political figure speaking out on these things. she has her own private views on some things. her views on politics are more about how people behaved. she is much more interested in everyone conducting themselves properly. even people on her own side. she doesn't like it when people who support the policies that her husband supported have crossed a line in terms of decorum. she is not trying to get out -- she's not an activist. i would not want to say that. >> nearly 100 years until women have the right to vote, we should point out for our younger viewers. what role could they play? where did their power come from? >> there is a coda to this story. just as john quincy became more and more outspoken in his opposition to slavery, and famously played a role in the amistad case. there was something between louisa and the green key sisters, who were pioneering activists and abolitionists of their day. i think she comes as close there as
CSPAN
Aug 5, 2013 12:00am EDT
picture", "take the risk" in the newest book "america the beautiful" 2011. dr. carson, how do you get from "gifted hands" to "america the beautiful" were you begin by asking a philosophical policy question whether or not we are still following the vision of the founding fathers? >> guest: a very good question. i never intended but after the twin operation a lot of people wanted me to talk about the operation. if he then they wanted to hear about my background and people were flabbergasted it is interesting how all worked out because everybody gets their 15 minutes of fame but my first 15 minutes had to do with how to remove half the brain may second 50 minutes with your leader had to do with operating on the babies while still in the mother's womb. and then there is the third 50 minutes i said the media is not stupid. then they will want to look into my background. are you kidding me? end of course, that is what happened. then a lot of publishers said you should write a book. i said i want to write a book. after about the tenth publisher i said i should write a book. so i wrote "gifted han
ABC
Aug 17, 2013 4:00am PDT
>>> good morning, america. this morning, breaking overnight with the frantic search for hundreds of people missing after a ferry collides, a cargo ship. some victims are trapped inside the boat as it goes underwater. how could this happen? >>> caught on tape. good samaritans spoil a wild bank robbery with money flying everywhere, chasing down and tackling the suspect after he was blocked by a truck. we'll hear from the hero this is morning. >>> getting home, the son of jerry remy charged with the bloody murder of his long-time girlfriend in front of their 4-year-old daughter. were there warning signs that this was going to happen? >>> you ready? >> summer concert surprise. a woman pops the question to her girlfriend at our big mack he mother concert in central park. it didn't make it on air, but it was all over social media. >> i proposed to her on stage. >> we have the happy couple live to talk about their love moment. >> from abc news, life from new york, this is "good morning america." >>> what a concert yesterday. good morning, america. as you can see, dan is not here, he's o
CSPAN
Aug 2, 2013 2:00pm EDT
, and dealing with assistance to those in america, the richest country on the face of the earth, who are going hungry, a large number of whom are children who live in america. the committee on agriculture passed out a bipartisan bill in the last congress and it was never brought before my republican friends. this year the committee also passed out a bipartisan bill that was brought to this floor. it could have and should have been passed with a bipartisan vote. not because i agreed with all of it, but because it was appropriate to have a bill to go to conference with on this important subject. our republican friends added three amendments which we harmful to clearly those in need in america. as a result, we didn't vote for it, but that's not why it failed, mr. speaker. it failed because 62 republicans voted against the bill reported out with every republican voting in committee for it. one was mr. lucas, the chairman of the committee observed, it apparently wasn't good enough for those 62 republicans. compromise seems very difficult for some people in this house. but i again remind us all it
CSPAN
Aug 4, 2013 12:15pm EDT
could ask the staff to begin passing this out. he is going to be called america works, education and training for tomorrow's jobs. [applause] i think that is something that certainly democrats and republican governors along with our orbit fellows and our private sector members are very attuned to and very engaged with. thisd so many discussions past week about the importance of our economy, our workforce education, and how we align all of those systems to be able to meet our individual state cost needs. needs.e's how to build a workforce that will meet the needs of america. economic regions have become more competitive, not only the united states around the world. i work first has become more specialized, and we have more specialized services, more specialized skills. public very garish resources that are available for workforce training. we have a lot of different workforce programs, so we need a thoughtful, comprehensive approach that will prepare the workforce to keep pace with a very competitive global economy. it is an issue that not only calls for national attention, but it
FOX Business
Aug 30, 2013 12:00am EDT
tonight. ♪ >> and now john stossel. ♪ john: detroit was once the richest city in america. i was three years old and. that was the 1950's. now it's the biggest u.s. city ever to declare bankruptcy. so what happened? our guests tonight have some clues. first, fox news reporter works in detroit and just wrote, detroit, an american autopsy. an autopsy, one examines the dead body and tries to find out what killed him. detroit isn't that exactly. what killed the trust? >> would kill the charge, racial conflict of detroit. slav kill detroit. corruption children. it seems like that is what has become the american way because detroit is not alone. what is baltimore going to do, atlanta, l.a. john: detroit is and worse shape. worse politicians, more unions. the automaker collapsed. it was in the politicians' fault. it was just the big three crashed. >> it was all of them. one industry town. we were rich. we thought it would never end. everybody put their hand in the till from management to politicians to unions. you could punch and your body will he went drinking. we blew it. i know everyone is
FOX Business
Aug 31, 2013 1:00am EDT
stossel. ♪ john: detroit was once the richest city in america. i was three years old and. thatas the 1950's. now it's the biggest u.s. city ever to declare bankruptcy. so what happened? our guests tonight have some clues. first, fox news reporter works in detroit and just wrote, detroit, an american autopsy. an autopsy, one examines the dead body and tries to find out what killed him. detroit isn't that exactly. what killed the trust? >> would kill the charge, racial conflict of detroit. slav kill detroit. corruption children. it seems like that is what has become the american way because detroit is not alone. what is baltimore going to do, atlanta, l.a. john: detroit is and worse shape. worse politicians, more unions. the automaker collapsed. it was in the politicians' fault. it was just the big three crashed. >> it was all of them. one industry town. we were rich. we thought it would never end. everybody put their hand in the till from management to politicians to unions. you could punch and your body will he went drinking. welew it. i know everyone is watching, not because you care, bu
MSNBC
Aug 10, 2013 2:00pm PDT
in america. that there is going to be a template by conservative elected leaders, governors, mayors, when it comes the dealing with obligations, and of course, the running they'll is, well, it is the workers' fault. this man right here go he is the first one to take the bait. that is the mayor of the richest city in america. he says that saving, saying public workers, their pensions, public workers' pensions, could put new york in the same boat as detroit? isn't that a little extreme? come on. this week new york city mayor michael bloomberg gave a speech blaming special interests politics for detroit's collapse. >> the forces that can stop the city can be internal. not just external. short sightedness, corruption, mismanage many, and perhaps most dangerous of all, special interest politics. of course, over the course of several did he go aids, we saw all of those factors at work in detroit. >> what we're seeing here is a comparison. as i said in previous programs, you are going to see mayors across the country use detroit as the example. see what they did wrong. we can't have that happen
Al Jazeera America
Aug 28, 2013 7:30pm EDT
's more to america, more stories, more voices, more points of view. now there's are news channel with more of what americans want to know. >> i'm ali velshi and this is "real money." this is "america tonight." sglovrjs our -- >> our news coverage reveal more of america's stories. >> it's a travesty to think that someone would go to court to take away pension. they worked for this for over 30 years. for someone as governor the state to go against his own constitution to try to take money from these people is a shame. >> well, detroit clearly didn't get into this financial crisis overnight. it's economic decline has been at work for decades. how did detroit get here? >> the city has had bad public policies for decades. economies collapsed, but in the past decade or so they've been bothered by an acute level of mismanagement, not being able to do the basic things that other cities in the state of michigan can do despite getting more revenue and having special rules to give the city more money than any other city in the state of michigan. they can fix that, though. it's not a permanent solutio
Al Jazeera America
Aug 30, 2013 10:00pm EDT
to those who want to attack the country. but who will get help and who will get hurt if america intervenes? and more than a million syrian children most under 11 are now refugees. the major humanitarian crisis, and what's next. >>> plus california losing money from the movie industry. and google and the world brain. the internet giant plants to put every book in the world online. >>> hello, in consider this, there are grave concerns. a threat to national security and a challenge to the world. >> it increases the risk of chemical weapons, and what we use of the future and it falls in the hands of terrorist who is might use them against us. >> reporter: and as secretary of state said the syrian president should be punished for what he called crime against humanity. >> we need to ask what is the risk of doing nothing? [ explosion ] >> reporter: the u.s. must respond, the obama administration says, to prevent more death in syria, and to send a message to the syrian government and others that they can't get away with using chemical weapons against its people but limited strikes wouldn't topple
CSPAN
Aug 10, 2013 9:00am EDT
"gifted hands: the ben carson story," "the big picture" and his 2012 release "america the beautiful: rediscovering what made this nation great". >> dr. benjamin carson, who is the bender twins. >> guest: conjoined twins joined the the back of the head from west germany that we separated at johns hopkins in 1987. they were the first twins of that tight, very complex, to be separated and survive. >> host: and today? >> as far as they know they are still surviving but lost contact with them quite some time ago because sort of a sad story but the mother remarried few years later, the new husband did not take care of the men became wards of the state. >> host: how did you become involved in that surgery? >> guest: i became interested in conjoined twins out of the. , started reading a lot about the man was trying to figure out why the results were so dismal, 1987 -- we think of as ancient, those times, i concluded it was bleeding to death seemed to be the big problem and i was talking to a friend, bruce wright, chief of cardia thoracic surgery at the time, he had a lot of experience with-
CSPAN
Aug 1, 2013 1:00pm EDT
here, representing the rule committees. i want to tell everybody in america, tom cole is a reasonable member of this house. he's been a leader of this house. he wants to seek common ground in my view. so i do not criticize him but i say, mr. speaker, as you tap the gavel, time is not only running out on steny hoyer, time is running out on this house, time is running out on erica, time is running out americans who know their house is not working and now i yield back the balance of my time but we should not yield the balance of time for the american people and for our country. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman has no time to yield back. the gentleman's time has expired. the gentleman from oklahoma is recognized. mr. cole: thank you, mr. speaker. i yield myself such time as i may consume. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized. mr. cole: my friend, and he is my friend is really one of the great speakers in this chamber. i mean that with all sincerity. but this isn't the senate. we don't have unlimited debate over here. kind of stretching it a little bit. but it's alway
Current
Aug 5, 2013 5:00pm PDT
an all latino comedian panel covering immigration, and issues. and two weeks, al jazeera america takes over current tv. but tonight's f-bomb deals with the outrageous racism. and this is the birthday of patrick ewing, and the late great adam of the beasty boys who would have been 49 years old today. 47 years ago today the beatles released revolver, the greatest album of all time, and a young ronald reagan once said where free unions and collective bargaining is lost, we lose the middle class. this is "viewpoint." [♪ theme music ] >> john: good evening, friends, i'm john fugelsang this is "viewpoint." the latest case of minimum rage spilled out into the streets. thousands of fast-food workers walked off of the job. they want the right to unionize, and for the federal minimum wage to double from $7.25 an hour, to $15 an hour, and i call that a pretty good start. the image of a fast-food working has long been painted as a teenager. but the average age of a male employee is 29, and 32 for females. more than 25% of fast-food employees are the heads of their households. mcdonald's posted r
FOX News
Aug 29, 2013 1:00am PDT
to america, but not all. >> somewhere along the way white sheets were traded for button-down white shirts. attack dogs and water hoses were traded for tasers and widespread implementation of stop and frisk policies. nooses were traded for handcuffs. >> bill: that kind of grievance mongering does the cause of civil rights no good whatsoever, period. the nation's first black president was the star of the day, giving an energetic presentation. he began with the history of dr. king's speech in times 50 years ago. then president obama turned political. >> the gap in wealth between races is not lessened, it's grown. as president clinton indicated, the position of all working americans, regardless of color, has eroded, making the dream dr. king described even more elusive. >> whose fault is that? the reason working americans are having such a hard time is twofold. first mr. obama's attempt to manage the economy from washington. that's largely failed. the private sector must drive economic expansion, not the feds, and the president has not yet embraced that. second, the skill level of many americ
ABC
Aug 24, 2013 4:00am PDT
>>> good morning, america. breaking right now, wall of flames. a massive wildfire, threatening vacationers at one of america's most famous tourist attractions. the all-out battle on the ground and in the air at yosemite national park. and the drastic move california's governor has been forced to take. >>> fighting to the finish. san diego's mayor resigns under a cloud of sexual harassment complaints. but remains stunningly defiant. >> if given due process, i would be vindicated. >> this morning, the new criminal investigation and the outrage over his severance package. >>> caught on tape. this brave 8-year-old girl fighting off a kidnapper using her teeth. what she is saying this morning about this terrifying encounter. >>> and back 'n sync. it's officially on. justin timberlake reunited with the members of his hot boy band. millions of women remembering their teenage days. they hit the stage soon. are you ready to party like it's 1999? s ♪ i know i want take no more it ain't no lie ♪ >>> i have so many questions. like, is that a perm? or is it natural? >> it's naturally cu
MSNBC
Aug 11, 2013 2:00pm PDT
in america that wants to take health care away from the poorest americans. they want to allow them to get sick and do nothing about it. and then just let them fall by the wayside. is that christian? is that what the lord did when he was on the face of the earth? now, there's many religions in our country, but the christian faith is one that is supposed to take care of its brother, to believe that the only way to heaven is through the father, and to help your neighbor and to help the sick and the poor. i don't know about you, folks, i'm sick and tired of these born-again christians preaching down on the rest of us as if they are the holy grail and the road to heaven because they have all the answers? it's all for what? to hurt people. if we repeal obamacare, if this were to go through, it would hurt americans. there's nothing christian about that. i would like an evangelical christian pastor to come on this program and explain to me where i'm wrong. the majority of americans want obamacare. we voted on it twice. we put the same guy in office who brought us obamacare. but there is this radi
CSPAN
Aug 4, 2013 12:00pm EDT
, and live with acceptable risk. came out in '08. and his newest book, america the beautiful, rediscovering what made the nation great in 2011. dr. carson, how do you get from gifted hands to america the beautiful where you begin that book by asking essentially a philosophical policy question whether or not we're still following the version of the founding fathers. >> guest: yes. that's a very good question. first of all never intended to be an author. but after the bender twin operation, a lot of people wanted know talk about the operation, and then they started want took hear -- wanting to hear about my background, and people were flabbergasted, and it was interesting how it worked out. everybody gets their 15 minutes of fame. well, my first 15 minutes had to do with an operation that they remove half the brain, and my second 15 minutes had to do with operating on babies still in the mother's womb. and then i said to my wife, if there's a third 15 minutes, our lives would probably change because the media isn't stupid. and they'll say, wait a minute. isn't that the same guy -- and then th
MSNBC
Aug 27, 2013 6:00am PDT
, america, wake up. we cannot stop and we will not and cannot be patient. >> you cannot stand by. you cannot sit down. you've got to stand up, speak up, speak out, and get in the way. make some noise! >> much grief as we give congress, it's amazing that it is john lewis is still a member of the institution. lonny bunch founder of the national museum of african-american history and culture which will be completed in 2015 on the national mall in washington. pulitzer prize winning taylor branch, the author of the landmark history of the civil rights movement, america in the king years. his most recent book, the king years, is now available in paperback and i assume download as well. we say paperback. in these days, can you get it on the download itself. let me start with you, you're in the middle of trying to build a museum appropriate for the african-american legacy, the importance of the march on washington. an entire wing? how important is it in the legacy as you're building this? >> the march on washington is one of the key moments in african-american history, in american history. so our go
CSPAN
Aug 2, 2013 8:00pm EDT
taxes. democrats want to give them more power? they want this agency involved in america's healthcare? no way. watchdogagency's own says the irs can't handle the job. , the inspector general stated they are not 'snfident about the irs ability to protect confidential information or protect fraud. neither am i. by any indication, neither are the american people. it has been three years since the healthcare law was passed. in less than two months, the administration claims it will be ready to implement the law. in the face of all these , more americans than ever want this law to be repealed. it is simple. increased healthcare costs to families and individuals. it has stifled individuals from expanding. it has forced job creators to cut hours. just yesterday, a key official could not confirm that the healthcare law was lowered in my home state of michigan. wasn't this the signature propolis -- promise of this administration? premiums would be lower. the administration cannot make good on that promise. with so little time before , it ises are set to open extremely concerning that the admin
FOX News
Aug 19, 2013 3:00am PDT
supports the nsa surveillance program. he says the program itself works in protecting america from terrorism and has what he calls a 99.99% batting average in being compliant. >> this whole tone of snooping and spying that we use i think it's horrible, it's a distortion and a smear and a slander of good patriotic americans. >> reporter: senator rand paul, by the way, says the constitutionality of the nsa program must be evaluated. steve? >> thank you very much. peter king went directly at rand paul, said basically he's lying about the program. and he's just breathless in defending it as michael hayden. where is the president? he doesn't go to pat for this. he's analyzing this and it's his program. from michael hayden he says "the washington post" publishes this story. look at the numbers. there's been 115 incidents, incorrectly entered. mistakes made. none intentional. so that's out of 61 million inquiries a compliance rate of 99.998. look beyond the numbers and the headlines. >> right. michael hayden has and i temple in the "usa today" today where he talks in an op-ed just trust u
CSPAN
Aug 2, 2013 9:00am EDT
of the united states of america and to the republic for which it stands, one nation under god, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all. the speaker: the chair will entertain up to five requests for one-minute speeches on each side of the aisle. for what purpose does the gentleman from illinois rise? mr. shimkus: i ask unanimous consent to address the house for one minute and to revise and extend. the speaker: without objection. mr. shimkus: thank you, mr. speaker. mr. speaker, i rise today to remember and recall the life of carla anderson. carla passed away on july 23, after a month-long fight against an infection. she was 52, a loving mother, devoted wife and deputy executive director of the next generation 911 institute. it was in this capacity that i had the privilege of working with her. technology continued to move forward, congresswoman anna eshoo and i worked closely as part of the congressional e-911 congress. she was part of legislation passed by congress to advance 911 services. in so doing, many lives have been saved. as first responders throughout the country could not on
MSNBC
Aug 4, 2013 2:00pm PDT
in oprahhoma. >> we are trying to ignite that love affair that america has with america'sfounding. >> the founding fathers of america sure had -- >> reshape the united states into a progressive liberal utopia. >> for you and for me. everybody. equality, peace. >> oh, no, let's go. let's go crazy. >> let's get done. >> good to have you with us tonight, folks. have you ever been in a conversation with a conservative who comes back in any argument you may be having and says, you know what? there are absolutes. tonight's ed show is about absolutes. absolutely change taking place right here in the middle of the country surrounded by red states. tonight i'm broadcasting from minneapolis, minnesota, in the middle of the country where democrats have taken control of the house, senate and governor's office. you know, in the past year we have seen three things, fiscal change, social change and something that we never see anything under republican rule, and that's reinvestment in public education. this state is proof positive when the democrats get control, things change for the be
ABC
Aug 17, 2013 8:00am EDT
morning, america. >>> we are following breaking news out of the philippines. hundreds missing after a ferry accident there. we are joined live with the latest. good morning, nick. >> reporter: good morning, rob. this is really a race against time right now. the ferry was just a few hundred feet from shore when a cargo ship rammed into it. now it's a frantic search for survivors. this morning, divers are in the water, hoping to find the hundreds of people still missing. look at the power of this impact. it rips through the cargo ship. most of the 870 passengers and crew were sleeping when the ferry was sawed in half. the impact sounded like an explosion, many passengers were trapped. others had to jump into the ocean. the lucky ones got to the shore covered in gas and oil. shocked survivors waited for help. and out of the water, emergency workers rescued an 11-month old infant. the ferry sank so quickly, this man shows it rose right up to his neck. i thought about my child, he says. thank god someone saved us so quickly. at daybreak, families who didn't know if loved ones lived or di
CNN
Aug 28, 2013 6:00am PDT
of a better term, to the american people? do the american people deserve an explanation before america decides to strike militarily and, two, should the president get congressional approval? >> yes. i think for sure the president has and needs to do more to address the american people about this and to be very specific -- and i haven't heard a lot of discussion about this. our national security interests are at stake for several reasons. one of the basic reasons is when the iranian regime and hezbollah, two entities, one a terrorist organization, one an actual country, the regime in iran, not only are plotting against us every day and want to bring us harm and we know that for sure, but they've done so in the past, especially in the case of hezbollah. the iranians tried to blow up a restaurant in washington, d.c., that would kill a lot of americans. so i think our national security interests are at stake. i think the president has and will make that clear. but in terms of a long debate in congress, simply to respond to a chemical weapons attack i think would take too long. we should have a lon
CSPAN
Aug 10, 2013 8:00am EDT
tv.org. >> now on booktv, edward mcclelland reports on america's industrial midwest, also known as the rust belt. the author examines the region's once-powerful manufacturing centers and how their demise has resulted in the exodus of local populations in search of employment. it's about an hour. [applause] >> thank you. that was a really good introduction because it segways right into what i wanted to talk about at the beginning which was the fisher body plant in its heyday. it was, i went to high school across the street from the fisher body plant in lansing, michigan, and it was perfectly integrated into the industrial life of the state. the high school was part of the supply chain. it would provide the workers for industrial labor. and there was a saying that you had a diploma in your hand one week and a ratchet in your hand the next week. people would just walk right across the street two weeks after graduation, and they'd have a job. and when i was going to school, i remember inhaling paint fumes as i ran on the track. there was sort of -- it was just this sweetish chemical odor and seeing
ABC
Aug 18, 2013 7:00am PDT
>>> good morning, america. this morning, wildfires raging out west. and as far north as alaska. the out-of-control walls of flames and smoke forcing evacuations and threatening homes, including those of the rich and famous. this morning, we are in the danger zone. >>> diana's death. 16 years after the princess died tragically in a car accident, could there really be new information about her death? what scotland yard is saying about new conspiracy claims. >>> on the attack. hungry bears going on the hunt attacking people. but why now? the frightening bear aggression on the rise, forcing one mauling victim's dramatic rescue from the alaska wilderness. >>> and toy story. the little boy who couldn't win the prize inside the claw machine crawls in instead. >> stop it. don't move. >> how did he get in there? and what his mom did to him when he finally got out. >> that mom was not a happy camper in that shot. but the boy seemed to be having a lot of fun. good morning, america, dan harris is on assignment this weekend. nice to have dan abrams back in. >> good morning to you. it's sund
ABC
Aug 21, 2013 7:00am EDT
america, in a country, an ally that's been vital to the stability of this region. are you worried that the muslim brotherhood is going to radicalize? that this will drive them underground and be more of a problem? >> i think this is a risk. >> reporter: and the killing of the supporters of the democratically-elected president, the prime minister compared it to the u.s. involvement in world war ii and vietnam. >> there are times when atrocities are committed. but this does not mean that this is a way of life. you people went to the world second war. >> reporter: a really stunning comparison. but the egyptian prime minister says he has no remorse for what has happened here. george? >> not turning back. martha, thanks very much. >>> we're going to turn, now, to new signs this morning that the housing market is heating up. home sales are showing another monthly spike this morning. good news for homeowners. also, a risk that buyers could get burned. with that, our financial contributor, betty lou. >> you said it, the national association of realtors is expected to show that home sales
CSPAN
Aug 21, 2013 2:00pm EDT
. i think everything you said it plays into shaping that america for the future which will be different than we see today. >> great comment. lisa? >> i have a whole list. [laughter] first full employment would be awesome and 50 years to be about to say that we started somewhere in the 2020's mabey. we worked on this. you know, i just want to also talk about the fact we are in the house of labor and, you know, there's been a long history of pacific islanders in the history in the labour movement and in a union organizing and i feel like there are many, many causes that could be framed so they could get behind whether so it was the strikes in california. there are so many labor leaders but i think that it is a large rate of incarceration and racial profiling and the south asian community very much relates to that. i think the issue with photo id. you've got older african-americans and immigrants who are like, you know that is something we can mobilize a lot more. living wages and jobs. to work on a lot of the safety net ground nobody really talks about that anymore. ther
FOX News
Aug 19, 2013 2:00pm PDT
bolling. it is 5:00. this is "the five." the debate over racial profiling in america was reignited with the trayvon martin case and the uproar over stand your ground laws. now another law is coming under intense national scrutiny and that is stop and frisk. last week, a federal judge banned new york police department from using the crime fighting tool, saying it targets minorities, yesterday, trayvon martin's mother and the head of the naacp got in support of the ruling. >> i think you have to give not only civilian but you have to give the police officers the right direction. you can't yield people in authority the right to stop somebody because of the color of their skin. >> just because there are more murders in our community doesn't mean that you can treat all of us like we are guilty. >> and why commissioner ray kelly argues it is minorities in danger without stop and frisk. >> the losers in this, if this case is allowed to stand, are people that live in minority communities. 97% of the shooting victims in new york city last year were people of color, black or latino. also iss
ABC
Aug 3, 2013 4:00am PDT
>>> good morning, america. this morning, an extraordinary global warning. the u.s. government warning americans traveling overseas about a possible al qaeda attack. u.s. embassies are shutting down. how can you stay safe? >>> also, a defiant a-rod speaking out. saying there's a lot more fight left in him. >> get back on the field. help me team win a championship. >> this as he faces a suspension or possibly lifetime ban from baseball. his revealings words after last night's game. >>> caught on camera. she came home from iraq a hero. and then became an all-american nfl cheerleader. now, she's wrapped up in a very ugly domestic violence case. and wait until you hear who police say the victim is. >>> and designer dessert. is it a fruit or candy? we'll tell you what candy flavor these grapes are mimicking. the crazy creation of a fruit breeder. and he tells us how he did it. >>> good morning, everybody. lots to talk about this morning, including a bizarre twist in the case of this brazen jailbreak you're looking at right now. the inmate getting away while surveillance cameras roll
ABC
Aug 18, 2013 8:00am EDT
happening in america right now, a frightening amount of bear attacks. >> hikers, hunters and others are face to face with the hungry creatures preparing for hibernation. linzie janis has this story. >> reporter: this morning an alaska hunter is recovering after being brutally mauled by a brown bear. it all happened nearly 300 miles from civilization. it was an elaborate operation in an area so remote, rescuers needed to refuel their helicopter in mid-air just to get to him, more than 36 hours after the attack. it's at least the fifth bear attack in the u.s. in just three days. in michigan, 12-year-old abigail was going for a jog late thursday night when she too came face-to-face with a bear. >> she saw the bear out of the corner of her eye, started running and he came up behind her and knocked her down. >> reporter: in mere moments -- >> two large gashes along her thigh. she was bleeding quite a bit. >> reporter: the hunt is on with officials scattering traps. >> they will aggressively take care of this problem so this bear does not do it again. >> reporter: and in yellowstone national park,
FOX News
Aug 7, 2013 3:00am PDT
that he's a terrorist and that he meant to kill and he doesn't like america. >> day two of this court-martial is scheduled to start four hours from right now. >>steve: thank you very much. meanwhile let's talk a little bit about this. last night during the rush hour, it was the mother of all traffic jams around burbank in los angeles because the president of the united states for the sixth time -- there he is right there -- appearing on the jay leno show. his third time as a sitting president of the united states. for the most part, it was a softball interview, but this is kind of new. while the president of the united states was sitting in the green room, jay leno did something he's been doing a lot of these days. he took a shot at the president of the united states. watch this. >> the white house announced in the coming days president obama will be reaching out to americans who lost their jobs. in fact, that's why he's here tonight. he's here to talk to me personally -- that's right. very excited to have the president on the program tonight. it will be great talking to him on a one-
FOX News
Aug 8, 2013 10:00am PDT
player. >> he's got the ball. >> that astroturf. >> thank you for joining us everybody. america live starts right now. >> bye bye. >>> woe begin with a fox news alert. brand new fox news poll numbers to talk about today. americans appear to be tuning out the president's message on fixing the economy. welcome to "america live" everyone. i'm alisyn camerota in for megyn kelly. weekly applications for unemployment rise. the four-week average has fallen to the lowest level in almost six years. we'll break down all of those numbers, including the fine print for you. this comes in the middle of the series of campaign-style features that president obama has been making across the country. selling his economic plan and calling republicans in congress the obstacles to true progress. >> now, unfortunately for the last year or so, we've had an endless parade of distractions and political posturing and phony scandals that shift focus away from what do we need to do to shore up middle class families and create ladders of opportunity for folks to get in the middle class? and as washington hea
CSPAN
Aug 3, 2013 10:00am EDT
formed in washington. mary peters who is here at us today has an very much an advocate of america's infrastructure alliance that ,as an funded by the airlines water transportation, put this together to form the alliance to advocate and put the american people. you do not understand the importance of the waterway system. making sure the american people understand that is important. it is a big effort. we're all going to need to pitch in and make sure we are involved in this for. an absolutely critical role in moving this agenda forward. congress needs to hear from you. i believe we can have success. we will be able to do what is necessary to keep this country in a competitive state. if you have places like brazil they want to drive down the .ost these are the kind that competitive situations that are occurring out there. they have signed a deal that they will not go through the panama canal. the world is getting smaller. we have to remain competitive. area.k this is a vital i appreciate the opportunity. thank you very much. [no audio] [applause] >> thank you very much. let's open u
CSPAN
Aug 9, 2013 7:00am EDT
busy during that doing that, sorry not to that. but dr. carson is a wonderful asset to america and totality. he is an asset to us. like i said, a person who focuses on the attributes and what the gain is -- personally, you have to focus on the people. it is all about the people. the people are together, everyone is together. host: all right, that is irene. jill -- jimmy post on our facebook page -- the current crop is mostly made up of the ruling class was stowing their own with congratulations for being better than a us little people. liberals got the class they were clamoring for. oprah winfrey? synnex cockles composer mike in savannah, georgia. -- the next call comes from mike in savannah, georgia. caller: yes, definitely oprah winfrey. not my choice, but she deserves to be nominated. just to answer some of the people calling in about oprah, these are people who listen to rush limbaugh and all the fox people who tend to divide people. they do not call those people out. but oprah has been generous to a lot of people in this country. they want to call her out at some cap type
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